Winter Activities in Orofino, Idaho

Orofino, Idaho is a four season destination in the heart of Idaho`s scenic splendor. Nestled in a valley between the Clearwater River and Dworshak Reservoir, Orofino has indoor and outdoor activities to satisfy every member of your family. During the winter months visitors can be found in the Clearwater National ...

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Great Blue Heron Nesting

In February and early March here at The Riverside Motel and surrounding area you can observe the great blue herons building their colonies in the tall trees near the Clearwater River bank or possibly on an island in the Dworshak Reservoir. These colonies, called heronries, can have anywhere from 5-500 ...

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Dworshak Reservoir Info

The Dworshak Reservoir and Dam were completed in 1973 as part of a $327 million project for flood control, hydropower generation, outdoor recreation, and fish and wildlife preservation. The reservoir occupies 19,000 acres with 184 miles of shore line and is considered Orofino, Idaho`s water playground. Boasting boating, hiking, camping, ...

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